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Tim Willis Explores Old Testament Prayer as 33rd Annual William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecturer
Pepperdine will host the 33rd Annual William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program on Monday, Oct. 1, featuring Tim Willis, chair of the Religion Division. Willis’ lecture "Praying the King's Prayer (Remembering the Prayers of Three Old Testament Kings),” will begin at 7:15 p.m. in the James R. Wilburn Auditorium, Drescher Graduate Campus, Malibu.
In addition to being the Religion Division chair, Willis is also the Blanche E. Seaver Professor of Religion at Seaver College, where he teaches courses on the history and religion of Israel as well as elementary Hebrew.
Willis is a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Catholic Biblical Association. He received both his bachelor's degree in Bible, master's degree in Old Testament, and M.Div. from Abilene Christian University, and later earned his Ph.D. in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University.
The William M. Green Distinguished Christian Scholar Lecture Program began in 1980 to perpetuate the memory of the accomplished Christian scholar William M. Green. Throughout the years, these lectures have featured outstanding scholars from Churches of Christ. Pepperdine offers the program to provide its students with a forum for the advancement of Christian scholarship.
For more information, contact the Office of Church Relations at (310) 506-4270 or visit the Church Relations website.